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    Alpha Guest House

    19 Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4TE, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
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    • Average9%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 13 January 2013

    Very nice guesthouse, very well decorated and clean rooms. Good cooked breakfast in the morning. The host and hostess were particularly kind and helpful, printing a boarding pass for my partner and even bringing a forgotten item to the nearby hospital for us.

    Thank MaryJo74
    Reviewed 4 January 2013

    Great very friendly host and nice cooked breakfast daily (but only served at 8:30 to 9:00) No variety though, its the same everyday. Our "free" wifi did not work in our room and that is a big no no for me. The host did try...More

    Thank wilma d
    Reviewed 4 January 2013

    My girlfriend and I stopped at the Alpha Guest House for 6 nights for the 2012 Hogmany Street Party. When we arrived Louis greeted us at the door and showed us our room before letting us unpack before we paid. We paid using debit card...More

    Thank Brant82uk
    Reviewed 23 November 2012

    Home from home !!Great guesthouse ! Room comfortable and clean !Ideally situated for Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and Cameron Toll shopping centre ! Also bus stop across street for trips into town ! Our hosts Louie and Ada went the extra mile! , very friendly and...More

    Thank Scotslad17
    Reviewed 4 November 2012

    A lovely guesthouse, very helpful hosts. our room was lovely, clean and warm.. breakfast was perfect and well cooked. while my husband was in hospital i able to come to come and go as i needed t o. Ada recommended the the aaron restaurant for...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 87 - US$ 156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    Room Tips
    "We had room 1 on the front and could not hear any traffic."
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    "Room 4 is very small avoid if you are staying for a few days. Its a long way to walk if taxis are busy and..."
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